The 61-year-old was told the news a few months ago, but this information is just becoming public. The Grammy winner has looked gaunt in photos and has canceled numerous recent appearances.
Gibb has endured a series of medical problems. In Oct., he was reportedly hospitalized for inflammation of the colon. Gibb, however, disputed stories of declining health saying, “I’m feeling great, absolutely great.”
The Bee Gees are one of the most successful groups ever, selling more than 220 million albums. They disbanded after Maurice Gibb’s death in 2003, but reunited for performances on “Dancing with the Stars” in 2009 and “American Idol” in 2010.